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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20/09/26 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/09/26 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Increase your chances of spotting wild brown bears on a day trip to the forests of the Carpathian Mountains from Brasov. The ultimate trip for naturalists, this small-group tour—which is limited to an intimate group of eight people—includes stress-free hotel pickup and drop-off, and, with luck, also reveals deer, wild boar, lynx, and other native wildlife.
Highlights
  • An obvious choice for naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts
  • Observe from a camouflaged hide to increase your chances of spotting brown bears
  • Learn more about the habits and habitats of wildlife from a naturalist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off mean you don't have to worry about finding a meeting point
Important Information
Departure Point
Brasov, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional driver-guide
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Forest ranger escort in forest
  • Hotel (only from Brasov city) pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Photography tax if photos for professional use
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress warmly: sturdy, waterproof footwear and warm clothing recommended
  • Do NOT dress in bright colors
  • Do NOT use any perfume
  • Do NOT bring any food with you
  • Minimum booking numbers apply (2 pax). If you would like to join as 1 person please note that the price for 2 is be applicable
  • Minimum age allowed: 12 years old.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • IMPORTANT: because of COVID-19 you have to arrange your own transportation to the hide!
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marion wrote a review Sep 2020
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Alex did a very personalized tour and gave us valuable insights in Romanian wildlife. And we saw one male brownbear 😉
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your review, Marion! Indeed, Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching day trip from Brasov is a real experience.
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Samuel L wrote a review Aug 2020
Angers, France11 contributions5 helpful votes
We wanted to spot the famous brown bear in its natural environment. This is the perfect place to do it. The ride from Brasov is not to long, the walk is short and really easy and the hide is confy ans perfect to watch the wild animals. Plus our guide Charlie and Alex the ranger
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov
Responded 30 Aug 2020
Thank you so much for booking with us an amazing experience - Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov!
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Jenthe D wrote a review Oct 2019
Bucharest, Romania3 contributions1 helpful vote
Really nice to see the bears. We had a great guide! We saw three bears together! I really loved this trip!!
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov
Responded 28 Oct 2019
Thank you for your review!
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burnleysue13 wrote a review Oct 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom20 contributions15 helpful votes
Great tour with Titus bear watching. Picked up from accommodation and drove to forest. Walked on track for about 20 minutes to hide. Saw 4 bears and a fox eating from feeding station. Titus was very informative and gave us a good insight on the preservation of the bears in
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Response from MarianTirla222, Owner at Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov
Responded 15 Oct 2019
Thank you for your review!
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KrisPedrosa89 wrote a review Oct 2019
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A surreal experience that we will never forget! The guide, Tiberius, was very knowledgeable and informative. We saw 4 bears total and a fox :) Thank you so so much!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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